Friday, June 12, 2009

Amaretto Sweet Potato Casserole


Amaretto Sweet Potatoes with a crunchy praline topping....a wonderful side dish for your holiday table...from our house to yours.....





The great taste of Amaretto, will make everyone at the table say wow!....Has always been a huge hit, we alternate Holidays with Amaretto and Frangelico in this one....Either way its delicious.....The even with my son that always hated sweet potatoes but this crunchy topping makes this more like dessert . Sweet potato lovers will say ahhhh and the ones that never liked this will be pleasantly surprised if you get them to try this just once.......




3 cups sweet potatoes pureed or mashed in food processor
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/8 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon
cinnamon
1/4 cup Amaretto or Frangelico
1 teas. vanilla
1/3 cup butter softened
2 eggs
1 cup shredded coconut optional

Mix all together baked for 20 min 350 ....




Remove from oven add topping below and broil on lowest rack just till set....about 3 to 4 minutes on high heat.

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup flour
1 cup pecans
3/4 cup brown sugar mix all together , add on top of potatoes.






Top with above and with mini marshmallows or just plain, its up to you. then broil for 3 minutes or till marshmallows are brown and topping is set...you need to watch this one.

8 comments:

alison said...

i never cooked sweet potatoes,i saw but it is expansive here.your dish sounds delicious!thanks for sharing!

Tania said...

Good! Topping is very particular!

Shirley said...

It's a really simple recipe. Very easy to make!

Cheah said...

This looks very simple to make and looks delicious too.

Tasty Trix said...

i think I would serve this for dessert with coffee! I really like the amaretto.

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

I haven't had amaretto in such a long time... What a lovely dish!

Jackie said...

Hi

For the topping, for the butter, is it suppose to be cold or softened.

Pegasuslegend said...

@Jackie, I usually do soften it in the microwave no more than 10 seconds, you dont want it to be a paste.